What does authorities mean?

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au·thor·i·ties

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, authorities, regimenoun

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

    "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

Wiktionary

  1. authoritiesnoun

    Plural form of authority.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Authorities

    of Authority

Freebase

  1. Authorities

    This is a list of Authorities from the V science fiction franchise. Known members of the police and military forces on Earth defending or aiding against the Visitor horde are detailed below.

Editors Contribution

  1. authorities

    Plural form of the word authority.

    The relevant housing authorities created a social housing plan.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 1, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'authorities' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #764

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'authorities' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1042

How to pronounce authorities?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of authorities in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of authorities in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of authorities in a Sentence

  1. The FAA:

    The cockpit voice recorder( CVR) and flight data recorder( FDR) information have been downloaded from the units and are in possession of the Ethiopian authorities.

  2. Mohamed Hassan:

    The authorities are after us and making accusations because they know we expose the flawed, unfair justice system.

  3. Cedric Moisse:

    Salah Abdeslam wishes to be transferred to the French authorities, he wishes to cooperate with the French authorities.

  4. George Fiorenza:

    San Francisco-based Uber is honestly a perfect vehicle for terrorists, no pun intended, we have real worries about that. A terrorist can go anywhere as an San Francisco-based Uber driver — it’s so easy to sign up and be approved as one — and if he’s stopped by authorities he can just say, ‘ Oh, I ’m an San Francisco-based Uber driver. ’.

  5. Communist Yugoslav:

    Sales are now tightly controlled by the government and every piece of weapons slated for export must be approved by authorities and accounted for.

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